Exposure to the streets and roads may cause some risks to one’s health. Any vehicle, let’s say, a Toyota Fortuner in the Philippines passed its way in front of you produces a huge chunk of gas smoke from its exhaust, causes some harmful effects to your health. Read more about how to prevent harmful exhaust gas from vehicles impact on one’s health.
What makes it harmful?
The carbon monoxide is the type of air released from the exhausts of cars which are tasteless, non-irritating, odorless, but it considered as a toxic health. It is dangerous to one’s health due to insufficient oxygen supply a person’s lungs get due to the carbon dioxide and carbon monoxide inhaled by a person.
Anyone could be poisoned with the harmful effect of these gases which may result to symptoms of acute poisoning such as headaches, flus, confusion, and lightheadedness if exposed to a rate more than the normal or average smoke intake. A chronic exposure to vehicle gas may result to confusion, memory loss, and even depression. While if a person is exposed to a larger amount of gas, the other symptoms one might experience target their heart and the central nervous system with a chance of death.
Avoid passing through areas with abundant vehicles
As much as possible, try to refrain from going to the main streets or highways because these areas are the locations where a lot of vehicles go, thus, producing large amounts of gases in the air. Try to go to alternative routes to get to your destined location instead of walking through these areas. If you could, ride a transport that will take you directly to where you need to go so you may avoid inhaling toxic gases.
Wear a mask or cover nasal area
If, however, you could not avoid passing through the main roads because the location you need to go is exposed to these areas, just considering wearing a mask, handkerchief, or toweling that will cover your nasal area so that there is a huge chance that you will not inhale the toxic gases.
Another helpful health advice is to intake regular vitamins to make your body stronger and prevent it from getting sick or ill. A strong immune system enables anyone to do more than expected, and has a great possibility to be healthier than others who don’t take their regular vitamins.
Health is wealth. It is vitally important to take care of one’s health to avoid certain unpleasantries such being sick and covering for all your expenses of medicines and check-ups, infecting another person with your sickness, and being unable to function well when you were healthier. Do your best to become healthy as much as possible, a way to do this is to do firm measures to avoid the harmful exhausts from vehicles.